Fighting through the flow of daily commuters arriving in New York City’s Port Authority bus station, a mass of tourists make their way to the third floor of the giant terminal. Some have small handbags filled with cash and cards; others carry giant empty suitcases. They snake through to gate 310 to take the bus to Woodbury Common, one of the world’s biggest outlet malls, selling masses of discount designer brands.
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Monday 06 June 2011
The trouser shape of the season is the palazzo – so wide legged it might reasonably be described as billowy and so long the best way to wear it is possibly on stilts.
Sunday 05 June 2011
United Colors of Benetton will this week announce the hiring of You Nguyen as its new chief merchandising officer and creative director, as part of its new strategy to revamp the brand.
Saturday 04 June 2011
At least a few designers out there are pragmatic enough to realise that if they adhere to a signature style, they will not only please a loyal customer base, but will also drop in and out of fashion in its more ephemeral guise, thereby regularly attracting new consumers into the fold.
Monday 30 May 2011
You're wearing a skirt," says my friend, who is observant. "Yes, it's National Skirt Wearing Week," I tell her, which is not true, but given that I live in jeans and have had my legs out for a full three days...
Saturday 28 May 2011
British women buy half their bodyweight in clothes each year, according to a recent survey. “What, only half?” I hear you all cry. But seriously, that’s not the worst of it. We also throw away the same amount on an annual basis, apparently boasting an average of more than 20 garments in our wardrobe that we’ve never even worn.
Saturday 28 May 2011
Tuesday 24 May 2011
Fashot.tv talks to the reality television stars to find out how they achieve their look.
Monday 23 May 2011
Friday 20 May 2011
The humble can opener doesn’t enjoy the same status in kitchen drawers as other, more glamorous, utensils. These stylish gizmos should help put an end to that...
Monday 16 May 2011
Monday 09 May 2011
If Sarah Lund's Nordic knit sweater in The Killing was a signifier of a certain gentleness and, more particularly, a character who would never stoop so low as to use her sexuality in a clichéd, woman-hell-bent-on-surviving-in-a-man's-world kind of a way, the wardrobe of Laure Berthaud, the lead in Spiral, demonstrates no such politically-correct concerns.
Monday 11 April 2011
It wasn't that long ago that being seen in a pair of shorts was the kiss of fashion death - fine for pre-pubertal boys, perhaps, but only admissible on a grown-up male when worn on the tennis court or the beach.
Sunday 10 April 2011
Monday 04 April 2011
The fashion brand White Stuff is reported to be preparing for a sale or flotation. The majority shareholders and founders Sean Thomas and George Treves, who control 75 per cent of the equity, are rumoured to be considering which adviser to appoint with a view to selling stakes in the businessin the next 18 months.
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